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There are very few celebrities who are highly popular all over the globe. The talented actor and inspiration as well as a role model for many, Tom Hanks is one of them. One of the highest-paid all-time box office stars has earned instant stardom with his charm and upbeat attitude.
Films like ‘Castaway’, ‘Angels and Demons’, and ‘The Da Vinci Code’ are some office globally popular movies. Tom is also a known environmentalist and he has expressed his interest in investing a youth sum of money in promoting electric vehicles as he realizes the need for alternative fuels.
Height / Weight / Age
|Date Of Birth||July 09, 1956|
|Height||In Centimeters – 183 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′
|Weight||In Kilograms – 82 kg
In Pounds – 181 lbs
|Eye Color||Moss Green|
|Shoe Size||11 (US)|
Stars in the Hollywood entertainment industry earn a lot of money and some like Tom Hanks who have delivered some global hits are estimated to have earned a huge amount of money from these projects.
Tom lives a luxurious life along with his wife and has a lavish house and lifestyle as well. He owns some expensive cars like Mercedes Benz’s Class, Chevy Tahoe, and Toyota Prius. The total net worth estimated for Tom Hanks is $350 million US dollars as of now.
Education / Family
Thomas Jeffrey Hanks was born and raised in Concord, California, USA. He is the son of Amos Mefford Hanks, who is an Itinerant Cook, and Janet Marylyn who is a hospital worker. He grew up with three siblings Larry Jim and Sandra.
Tom attended Skyline High School in Oakland and after that he went to Chabot College in Hayward, later he attended California State University but dropped out of it.
Thomas Jeffrey Hanks
|Birth Place||Concord, California, USA|
|School||Skyline High School in Oakland|
|College||Chabot College in Hayward, California State University|
|Home Town||Concord, California, USA|
|Debut||Film: He Knows You’re Alone (1980)
TV: Bosom Buddies (1980)
|Fathers Name||Amos Mefford Hanks (Itinerant Cook)|
|Mothers Name||Janet Marylyn (Frager; Hospital Worker)
|Brothers||Larry Hanks (Older Brother; Entomology Professor at the University of Illinois), Jim Hanks (Younger Brother, Actor, and Filmmaker)
|Sister||Sandra Hanks (Older Sister, Writer)|
Career / Fashion And Style
In the year 1978, his performance in ‘the two gentlemen of Verona’ earned good praise and the best actor award. With the dream of performing in Broadway Tom moved to New York in 1979 and made his debut in a low budget horror movie in 1980.
‘Splash’ is a comic film that was released in the year 1984 which become a great hit and featured Tom in a supporting role. When he played the role of an attorney in the movie Philadelphia, he received his major breakthrough.
His performance also won him an Oscar. His roles in the movie ‘Forrest Gump’ and ‘Saving Private Ryan’ are considered as some of his best acting portrayals. Apart from acting he has also co-produced a movie in 2008 and in 2012. In a movie named ‘Game Change’ he was the executive producer.
Girlfriends, Affairs, Wife and More
He is married to Rita Wilson and has two children. He and his wife were recently in the news as they were infected with Covid-19.
|Girlfriend||Rita Wilson (1985–Present),
Samantha Lewes (1975–1987)
|Children||Son: Truman Theodore (born on December 26, 1995),
Chester Marlon (born on August 4, 1990)
Here we provide you the list of Tom Hanks’s favorite things.
|Favorite Artist||Elvis Presley, Patrick Rondat|
|Favorite Band||Alabama Thunderpussy|
|Favorite Books||In Cold Blood by Truman Capote|
|Favorite Food||Greek Gyros|
Some Interesting Facts About Tom Hanks
- Tom Hanks is a supporter of Same-Sex marriages.
- He is also a supporter of Democrats.
- His first wife Samantha Lewes passed away.
- Samantha Lewes passed away after 14 years of their divorce as she was diagnosed with cancer.
- Tom is a member of the NSS (National Space Society).
- Tom lost 30 lbs for his role in the movie Philadelphia (1993) and he lost 50 lbs for his role in Cast Away (2000).
- He is a supporter of NASA’s programs and wanted to become an astronaut at a young age.
- in the Tom Cruise movie Jerry Maguire (1996), he was offered a role initially.
- Cleveland Indians is a baseball team hanks likes and supports.
- Tom was voted as the 26th Greatest Movie Star by Entertainment Weekly.